Robin Frutchey, MA, LCPC
PSC Coordinator and Mental Health Therapist, Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Robin Frutchey received her BA in Psychology from the Bucknell University and completed her MA in Clinical Psychology at Bowling Green State University, with specialization in Behavioral Medicine. After completing a pre-doctoral internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, she began working at the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center in 2009.
Her research focuses on individual and community-based behavioral weight management intervention, as well as research focused on prevention and management of other chronic diseases. At the GOPC, she is coordinator for the Pilot Studies Core biannual grant program, which provides pilot funding for systems-oriented research focused on time-sensitive changes in environments or policies that may reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity.
For more information see here.
- Frutchey, R.A., & Carels, R.A. (2014). Behavioral and psychological approaches to weight management. In G.E. Mullin, L.J. Cheskin, & L.E. Matarese (Eds.), Integrative weight management: A guide for clinicians (pp. 239-250). New York, NY: Springer.
- Cheskin, L.J., Abel, M.L., Bailey, M.M., Burnett, M., Frutchey, R., Goheer, A., …Pollack, K.M. (2014). Developing role models for health in the fire service: a pilot case
- study. JRSM Open, Oct 8;5(10).
- Slifer, K.J., Hankinson, J.C., Zettler, M.A., Frutchey, R.A., Hendricks, M.C., Ward, C.M.,& Reesman, J. (2011). Distraction, exposure therapy, counterconditioning, and topical anesthetic for acute pain management during needle sticks in children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Clin Pediatr, 50(8), 688-97
- Slifer, K., Avis, K., & Frutchey, R. (2008). Behavioral intervention to increase compliance with electroencephalogram (EEG) procedures in children with developmental disabilities. Epilepsy & Behavior, 23, 189-195.